Based off of a one time T.V. show, two Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officers Jim Street and Brian Gamble were sent in to foil an extremely violent bank robbery. Although they thwarted the robbery, they shot a hostage in the process. Street was suspended from S.W.A.T. while Gamble was fired altogether. After 6 months, a veteran S.W.A.T. officer, Daniel Harrelson or "Hondo", is told to assemble a S.W.A.T. team for his division. He chooses other S.W.A.T. officers as well as 3 rookies. However, after they pass the S.W.A.T. training, they receive a message that a French crime boss, known as Alex Montell is trying to escape from prison. This will not be easy to prevent, especially after Montell promises $100 Million to his rescuers. Written by
When Montel is captured after his escape attempt, he is being cuffed face down in the street yet when we see it on the news, it now shows him laying on the sidewalk, by Alex Trebek's star. He's then immediately moved to what appears to be a dark-colored transport vehicle. Its logical that he would have been moved from the original 'middle of the street' take-down position to be held until the transport vehicle arrived. But when the vehicle arrives at the station, its gold-colored, and being driven by Sanchez, who was standing on the curb when Montel was loaded. See more »
How can I trust a man who won't eat a good old-fashioned American hotdog?
He's a vegetarian.
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Director Clark Johnson, who appears in the film briefly as Deke's beat partner, is credited as 'Deke's Handsome Partner'. See more »
I'm not sure if this movie is intentionally one big joke, but I found it absolutely hilarious. It sports some of the worst writing I have ever seen. The whole thing is laughable, even the french bad guys are played by Italian mobsters!
"I've done a few stewardesses." "Just a few."
Some guy points a gun at Olivier Martinez's character's head. "What are you gonna do, shoot me?"
Even the acting is bad, which is surprising, since Samuel L. Jackson and Collin Farrel are usually pretty good. But none of them have any on-screen chemistry, which takes away from an already-bad movie.
Okay. This movie is either police-movie bile or satirical genius. I am not sure. But I'm pretty sure it's the former.
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